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Percy Jackson & The Olympians: 5 Volume Set in Mandarin Chinese
by Rick Riordan

The series that started it all. Join the adventures of Percy Jackson and his demigod friends as they fight mythological monsters and the forces of the titan lord Kronos.

The Lightning Thief: Twelve-year-old Percy Jackson is on the most dangerous quest of his life. With the help of a satyr and a daughter of Athena, Percy must journey across the United States to catch a thief who has stolen the original weapon of mass destruction Ė Zeusí master bolt. Along the way, he must face a host of mythological enemies determined to stop him. Most of all, he must come to terms with a father he has never known, and an Oracle that has warned him of betrayal by a friend.
The Sea Of Monsters: When Thaliaís tree is mysteriously poisoned, the magical borders of Camp Half-Blood begin to fail. Now Percy and his friends have just days to find the only magic item powerful to save the camp before it is overrun by monsters. The catch: they must sail into the Sea of Monsters to find it. Along the way, Percy must stage a daring rescue operation to save his old friend Grover, and he learns a terrible secret about his own family, which makes him question whether being the son of Poseidon is an honor or a curse.
The Titan's Curse: When Percy Jackson gets an urgent distress call from his friend Grover, he immediately prepares for battle. He knows he will need his powerful demigod allies at his side, his trusty bronze sword Riptide, and . . . a ride from his mom. The demigods rush to the rescue to find that Grover has made an important discovery: two powerful half-bloods whose parentage is unknown. But thatís not all that awaits them. The titan lord Kronos has devised his most treacherous plot yet, and the young heroes have just fallen prey.
The Battle of the Labyrinth: Percy Jackson isnít expecting freshman orientation to be any fun, but when a mysterious mortal acquaintance appears, pursued by demon cheerleaders, things quickly go from bad to worse. Time is running out for Percy. War between the gods and the Titans is drawing near. Even Camp Half-Blood isnít safe, as Kronosí army prepares to invade its once impenetrable borders. To stop them, Percy and his friends must set out on a quest through the Labyrinth ó a sprawling underground world with surprises and danger at every turn.
The Last Olympian: All year the half-bloods have been preparing for battle against the Titans, knowing the odds of victory are grim. Kronosís army is stronger than ever, and with every god and half-blood he recruits, the evil Titanís power only grows. While the Olympians struggle to contain the rampaging monster Typhon, Kronos begins his advance on New York City, where Mount Olympus stands virtually unguarded. Now itís up to Percy Jackson and an army of young demigods to stop the Lord of Time. In this momentous final book in the New York Times best-selling Percy Jackson and the Olympians series, the long-awaited prophecy surrounding Percyís sixteenth birthday unfolds. And as the battle for Western civilization rages on the streets of Manhattan, Percy faces a terrifying suspicion that he may be fighting against his own fate.
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: 5 Volume Set
$159  

Percy Jackson & The Olympians 1: The Lightning Thief
$32  
Percy Jackson & The Olympians 2: The Sea Of Monsters
$32  
Percy Jackson & The Olympians 3: The Titan's Curse
$32  
Percy Jackson & The Olympians 4: The Battle of the Labyrinth
$32  
Percy Jackson & The Olympians 5: The Last Olympian
$32  

Tolkien in Foreign Language Editions
Note: these books are special orders, so they will take longer to ship than other products.
When J.R.R. Tolkien penned The Hobbit, which was published in 1937, he couldn't have known that he was beginning one of the most famous and beloved story cycles the world has ever known. Its initial popularity prompted his publisher to ask for a sequel and Tolkien started writing The Lord of the Rings, which turned out to be a huge opus requiring twelve years for completion - and history was in the making. By the time of Tolkien's death in 1973 The Lord of the Rings had a huge word-of-mouth cult following, with many popular editions, and was part of the cultural background for youth and adults of all ages. Peter Jackson's movie Ring cycle of the Tolkien series has made history again (and is in its own way an achievement in cinema much like Tolkien's in literature, but that is another story) - and has brought Tolkien's writings into a prominence that is perhaps at its peak. Happily, this means that the many foreign editions of Tolkien will probably remain in print for some time, and more may be brought to the fore.
The Lord of the Rings in Chinese
3 volume set - paperback
$99  
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Tintin in Chinese
We now carry the original 22 titles of Tintin by Herge translated into Chinese. Follow Tintin and his dog, Snowy, as they ski through the Himalayas, visit opium dens in Hong Kong, explore ancient Aztec temples, and more. Captain Haddock and the blundering Mr. Dupont and the equally blundering Mr. Dupond join Tintin in these exciting detective adventures. The colorful illustrations in these comic-book-style adventures help you learn French as you read, and they are fun to look at, too! For kids and adults. Paperback. Shipping weight 2 lbs. each.
$37 each in papaerback
$599 for the entire set in paperback (22 titles) - a savings of $215!
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The Moon Maiden and Other Asian Folktales (In English)
Twelve folktales come alive in this brightly-illustrated book. These stories are sure to entertain adults and children, while teaching important moral lessons. Stories includes: Li Chi Slays the Serpent, The Peacock with the Fiery Tail, and ten more. Cloth cover. Shipping weight 1 lb.
$14.95